This year is the first time the long-running charter show will be held in the Spanish port of Barcelona, running from April 24 to 27. With the start just around the corner, we look at some yachts to keep an eye out for.

Axioma, 72 metres, YPI

A MYBA show stalwart, Axioma was launched by Dunya Yachts in 2013 as Red Square, and features a relaxing interior by Alberto Pinto, with a main salon mezzanine. The aft deck infinity pool is another feature not to be missed. Guests: 12. Rates: €635,000pw.

Indian Empress, 95 metres, Burgess

The 95-metre Indian Empress, which was launched at Oceanco in 2000, recently completed a €6.4 million refit at Turquoise Yachts’ Pendik yard in Istanbul, and in 2014 Mark Berryman Design was engaged to revamp the interior with a more contemporary twist. Guests: 12. Rates: €750,000pw.


Cheetah Moon, 38.6 metres, Camper & Nicholsons

Launched at Nicolini, Cheetah Moon’s impressive toy box includes two WaveRunners, a wakeboard, waterskis, a donut and fishing equipment. There is a full-beam master suite located forward on the main deck, and an impressive sky bar on the upper deck. Guests: 10. Rates: €65,000pw.


Nassima, 49 metres, Fraser

Built in 2012 at Acico Yachts for an adventurous owner, the 49-metre Nassima is all set for entertaining – there are even concealed beer taps in the main salon. There’s also a garage for a Mini Cooper and a pair of Ducattis for exploring. Guests: 12. Rates: €200,000pw.

Double Down, 65 metres, Thompson Westwood White

This 65-metre by Codecasa was launched by the Italian yard in 2010. As well as water toys such as towables, inflatable slides, paddleboards and windsurfers, on-board entertainment also includes a Steinway & Sons piano and karaoke equipment. Guests: 12. Rates: €415,000pw.


Odessa, 50 metres, Edmiston

The 50-metre Odessa was launched by Proteksan Turquoise in 2007. The yacht boasts an open-plan sun deck with a large shaded dining area, ideal for sampling the cuisine of her award-winning chef. Entertainment includes an outdoor cinema and a plethora of water toys. Guests: 10. Rates: €225,000pw.

• Look out for our daily show reports next week